Usually, where contemporary U.S. painting is still in thrall to its great flowering of the 1950s and '60s, its allusions are ironic or critical qualifications of an earlier ideal of direct, painterly expression.
The fees galleries pay for booths range from $10,000 to as much as $120,000, according to dealers who shared figures with A.i.A.
The largest stands (1,290 square feet) ring up at nearly $79,000, according to a U.S. gallery employee who shared the application information. The smallest Frieze booths (430 square feet) go for about $26,000.
Along the way, auction records were set for Wade Guyton ($5.98 million), Rosemarie Trockel ($4.98 million) and Keith Haring ($4.87 million), as well as Matthew Barney, Dan Flavin, Sarah Lucas, Adam McEwen, James Rosenquist and Julian Schnabel.
René Daniëls is often described as a "cult" figure, an appropriately ambiguous honorific for the Dutch painter whose body of work from the mid-1980s has been hugely influential even if it has provided little grist for typical canonizing...
Among the most admired painters in this region, Portland-based Lucinda Parker has forged an impressive career that includes ambitious public projects in Oregon, Washington and California.
Titled the GoNightclubbing Video Lounge, the installation (through May 31) is a re-creation of the original Danceteria Video Lounge, located in the eponymous nightclub, which was famed for its confluence of punk rock musicians and downtown artists...
Frieze New York has announced the 190 contemporary galleries that will participate in the third edition of the fair, housed in a large tent in Randall's Island Park (May 9-12, 2014).
Less than halfway through the six-month run of its trademark show, the Carnegie International (through Mar. 16, 2014), Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Art (CMA) has announced its first round of acquisitions of works from the show. Fifteen artists...
Bars have been as essential to the New York art world as its galleries and museums. Eleven artists reflect on the downtown institutions where creative inspiration could flow as freely as the drinks.
There is a dark, psychosexual underside to the work of sculptor Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935), familiar for his many outsize female nudes scattered in museums across the U.S.
New York's Whitney Museum of American Art has announced the list of 103 artists to be included in its 2014 biennial (Mar. 7-May 25).
Sotheby's New York achieved its highest auction total ever last night, selling $380.6 million worth of postwar and contemporary art, led by a $105.4 million Warhol.
"A billion-dollar contemporary art sale will happen soon enough," Christie's specialist Koji Inoue told A.i.A. at a press preview.
Mark Robbins, executive director of Manhattan's International Center of Photography (ICP), will leave the organization this month after serving for a year.
A year after Hurricane Sandy, the deadliest storm of the 2012 season and the second-costliest in U.S. history, artists, dealers, writers and community leaders have combined efforts for "Come Together: Surviving Sandy," a massive, multi-floor "pop-up...
Nicole Cherubini's first solo show with the gallery (in the past she's shown elsewhere with fellow sculptor Taylor Davis as Davis, Cherubini) includes nine floor sculptures and five wall-mounted pieces in materials like terra-cotta, glazed...
At New York's Stable Gallery in 1953, Marcel Duchamp examined a wooden container studded with iron spikes and containing four loose stones.